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Guide to Improving Transportation for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Their Families

 

A new resource from the Transportation Research Board’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) provides guidance and tools for community organizations and local transit agencies for improving public transit, specialized transportation, volunteer services, and other transportation options for veterans, service members, and their families.  TCRP Report 164: Community Tools to Improve Transportation Options for Veterans, Military Service Members, and Their Families begins with information on services and initiatives currently available followed by 10 chapters to help improve local mobility for the target groups, addressing topics such as leadership, coordination and mobility management, business practices, communication, and evaluation.

 

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The guide is available for immediate release at http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/170466.aspx. Media inquiries should be directed to the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.

 

TCRP is a contract research program that develops near-term, practical solutions to problems facing transit agencies.  Experts commissioned by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) authored this guide, which was reviewed by a technical panel appointed by TRB.  The opinions and conclusions in this guide are those of the researchers who performed the research and are not necessarily those of TRB.